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Wheatgerm


Also known as:
Cereal germ

Description:
Wheatgerm is the embryo of the cereal. It is the most nutritive part of the kernel. This portion of the wheat is removed to make refined flours.  It should be stored in vacuum sealed containers.

Commonly used in:
High-protein shakes and smoothies

Health benefit:
Wheat germ contains lots of fiber, which is necessary for good blood sugar balance, cholesterol control, intestinal health and detoxification.